Pierre-Olivier Pineau is an Associate Professor in HEC Montréal’s Management Sciences Department. He holds a Ph.D. from HEC Montréal. He is an electricity reform specialist, with publications on strategic investment, pricing, privatization and energy market integration. His work is international, covering Canada, Africa, Latin America and Scandinavia. He has published and worked in all of these regions. He has been Associate Editor of the International Journal of Energy Sector Management since March 2006. Mr. Pineau also held positions in Canada at the University of Victoria (School of Public Administration, 2001-2006) and at Concordia University (Economics Department, 2000-2001).